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US v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-308 Fed. Cir. Mar 24, 2008
Apr 15, 2008 TBD Roberts OT 2007

Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the respondents in this case.

Issue: Whether a coal company that did not meet the Tucker Act statute of limitations may seek a tax refund (with interest) directly under the Export Clause of the Constitution.

Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on April 15, 2008.

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